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10 Years Later: The Sound Of Animals Fighting’s ‘Lover, The Lord Has Left Us…’

“Lover, the lord has left us,” answered Charlemagne, though he wasn’t sure if Penelope could hear him, “if ever the lord was here.” – “Charlemagne & Penelope” by Chris Haynie We all have that band or artist which opened our eyes to the broader spectrum of what music is capable of being. From getting a […]

REVIEW: Say yes to Bent Knee’s ‘Say So’

Artist: Bent Knee Album: Say So Label: Cuneiform Records Genre: Orchestral Avant-Pop What’s in a name? That’s one of the age old questions, isn’t it? In music, a name can reflect many things; the overall aesthetic of an artist/group, a reference to a concept, or even just a hint towards a style or genre. I […]

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Ten Years Of Chasing Suns: Looking Back At The Supergroup Behind ‘Tiger And The Duke’

For the longest time my brother and I had pretty similar tastes in music. Eventually though, our tastes changed. I started getting into metal and screamo, while he continued to drift toward indie and alt-rock. Initially, The Sound Of Animals Fighting weren’t on my radar, but him and his best friend made me listen to […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Jonathan Hischke (Dot Hacker, The Sound of Animals Fighting)

Some bands are known for one musician, and some musicians end up known for only one band. Jonathan Hischke is not one of those musicians, and his current focus, Dot Hacker, is not one of those bands. The rock group, formed by studio musicians best known as members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 3/16-3/22

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekly Wax! First off, the official list of exclusive releases for this year’s Record Store Day was revealed earlier this week. What are you looking to pick up at your local shop on April 19? The other big story this week involves emo pioneers American Football, whose self-titled album […]

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The Sound Of Animals Fighting Announce First Tour In Seven Years

Holy shit, folks. The rumors were true. After posting a number of brief teasers online, The Sound Of Animals Fighting have announced plans to embark on their first tour in seven years. The ten-day outing will take place between March 20 and 29, 2014. You can find the full routing, as well as the support […]

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The Sound Of Animals Fighting Post Short Video Teaser

Not too long ago we posted an article talking about the possibility of future activity by the supergroup The Sound Of Animals Fighting. They had suddenly increased their social media activity, and it has all of their fans anxiously waiting to see more from them. Now the group has posted a very short video of […]

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The Sound Of Animals…Writing? Or Something Not As Exciting?

Admittedly, the cheesy headline was more of an attempt at a pun than what the news may actually be, but something is definitely happening in camp TSOAF! At the very least, there’s activity on their Facebook and website. Maybe we’re just getting excited as they simply thought it was time to change their cover photo, […]

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Anthony Green Is Recording A New Album With Will Yip And Good Old War

Anthony Green has a long history of fronting bands (Saosin, The Sound Of Animals Fighting, and Circa Survive, among others) and a short history as a solo artist. He has two albums in his solo career, Beautiful Things and Avalon, and has only done short tours, most notably one with Geoff Rickly. While there are […]

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Skrillex And Anthony Green Tease Potential Collaborative Screamo Release

This is a little old, but it’s just getting traction now. Besides, a bit more publicity might light a fire under the asses of these two. Sonny Moore, currently operating under his production/DJ moniker Skrillex, has a long, deep relationship with extreme music. Before dropping the heavy bass, he was screaming heavy verses as the […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Chris Haynie

Chris Haynie seems to be relatively unknown within the music scene but has likely been some way involved with things you’re familiar with, or at least aware of. Haynie is undoubtedly deserving of much more notice and acknowledgment as he’s an author, editor, publisher, and contributor to many important ventures in the indie music and […]

Interview: Anthony Green (Circa Survive)

Check out a recent interview with Anthony Green from Circa Survive as he talks about Blue Sky Noise, his solo endeavor and the possibility of The Sound of Animals Fighting getting back together.